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Mukhtar Ansari acquitted in BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai murder case

Allahabad High Court had ordered a CBI enquiry into the case on the demand of Krishnanand Rai's wife Alka Rai.

Jul 03, 2019, 16:09 PM IST

Jailed mafia don Mukhtar Ansari gets EC nod to vote in Rajya Sabha polls

BSP MP Mukhtar Ansari is a prime accused in the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai and has pleaded not guilty.

Mar 22, 2018, 11:21 AM IST

UP MLA Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack, rushed to hospital from Banda jail

UP MLA Mukhtar Ansari was rushed to a hospital from Banda jail in a critical condition.

Jan 09, 2018, 13:56 PM IST

BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari, 7 others acquitted in contractor murder case

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari and seven others were on Wednesday acquitted by a court in connection with the sensational killing of contractor Munna Singh.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Yogi govt shifts around 100 'bahubalis' from various UP jails

Around 100 'bahubalis' or gangsters have been shifted to prisons far away from their home districts in Uttar Pradesh.

May 02, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Don-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari to be shifted from Lucknow jail

Gangster-turned-BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari will be shifted out of Lucknow jail where he is lodged in connection with a number of criminal cases.

Mar 29, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

Dayashankar Singh lauds PM, hits back at Mayawati for questioning EVMs

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Dayashankar Singh, who has been included into the party after his expulsion.


Mar 12, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Delhi HC rejects Mukhtar Ansari's parole plea for campaigning in UP polls

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Feb 27, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

UP polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole plea rejected by Delhi HC, barred from campaigning

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed the parole plea of gangster-turned-politician and Mau MLA Mukhtar Ansari. 

Feb 27, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

BJP sends notice to Mayawati over inclusion of Mukhtar Ansari in BSP

BJP leader Ashok Singh, who is the witness to the murder of Manna Singh, a local contractor allegedly killed by Ansari`s gang in 2009, has sent the notice to BSP chief Mayawati.

Jan 28, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

UP polls: Mafia-don turned politician Mukhtar Ansari joins BSP

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Jan 27, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

Rejected by Akhilesh, Mukhtar Ansari inducted into BSP by Mayawati

Akhilesh had opposed SP's alliance with Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal saying he did not want criminals in his party.

Jan 26, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Rejected by Akhilesh Yadav, gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari set to join Mayawati's BSP

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari, who is at odds with Samajwadi Party national president and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, is most likely to join hands with BSP chief Mayawati for contesting assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 25, 2017, 12:31 PM IST

UP polls: Rejected by SP, don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari to join BSP

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Jan 25, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

Samajwadi Party's family feud reignited? Akhilesh Yadav names his 403 poll candidates; Shivpal says list not cleared

With crucial UP polls around the corner, it seems family feud within the ruling Samajwadi Party has been reignited.

Dec 26, 2016, 09:51 AM IST

Shivpal Yadav's list might not go down well with Akhilesh, Ramgopal

The list of candidates released by SP state president Shivpal Yadav has once again brought to the fore the tug-of-war within the ruling party clan as names of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari's brother and another mafia don Ateeq Ahmad might not be palatable to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Dec 11, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

'Quami Ekta Dal merger will strengthen Samajwadi Party'

The merger has been one of the key issues during the last month`s intra-family feud, with Akhilesh openly showing his reservations about the pact.

Oct 07, 2016, 19:23 PM IST

Congress demands clarification from Akhilesh Yadav, Shivpal on SP-QED merger

Amidst the ongoing political tussle within the Samajwadi Party, the Congress Party on Friday urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle Shivpal Yadav to clarify their stand on the party`s merger with the Quami Ekta Dal (QED) ahead of next year`s Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

Oct 07, 2016, 12:56 PM IST

Mukhtar Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal merges with Samajwadi Party; decision taken by Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mukhtar Ansari​'s Quami Ekta Dal on Thursday merged with the Samajwadi Party.

Oct 06, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

Merger with Samajwadi Party difficult, can forge alliance: Mukhtar Ansari

Mafia don-turned-legislator Mukhtar Ansari on Tuesday ruled out the merger of his Quami Ekta Dal (QED) with the Samajwadi Party (SP) which is currently in power in Uttar Pradesh.

Aug 23, 2016, 19:15 PM IST